Wild Fire by Nelson DeMille audiobook

Wild Fire

By Nelson DeMille
Read by Scott Brick

Grand Central Publishing 9780446579674

The John Corey Series: Book 4

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781478963509

  • ISBN: 9781478963516

Runtime: 18.80 Hours
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Welcome to the Custer Hill Club—an informal men’s club set in a luxurious Adirondack hunting lodge whose members include some of America’s most powerful business leaders, military men, and government officials. Ostensibly, the club is a place to gather with old friends, hunt, eat, drink, and talk, off the record, about war, life, death, and politics. But one fall weekend, the executive board of the Custer Hill Club gathers to talk about the tragedy of 9/11 and what America must do to retaliate. Their plan is finalized and set into motion.

That same weekend, a member of the Federal Antiterrorist Task Force is reported missing. His body is soon discovered in the woods near the Custer Hill Club’s game reserve. The death appears to be a hunting accident, and that’s how the local police first report it, but Detective John Corey has his doubts. As he digs deeper, he begins to unravel a plot involving the Custer Hill Club, a top secret plan known only by its code name: Wild Fire. Racing against the clock, Detective Corey and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, find they are the only people in a position to stop the button from being pushed and chaos from being unleashed.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“John and Kate are a wisecracking, affectionate, deadly duo, with a new resolve born in the tragedy of the World Trade Center bombing. This tour de force of relentless narrative power neither stops nor slows for twists or turns but charges straight ahead in the face of danger.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A narrator unfamiliar with the earlier novels might have been tempted to employ the kind of insouciant smart-aleck approach that would have turned the character [Corey] into a cartoon figure and flatlined the book’s suspense…[But Scott] Brick sees past the character’s wisecracks, tempering his brags and brays with a humanizing hint of self-doubt, suggesting that purpose and simmering anger lurk beneath the glib nonsense. He’s equally adept at catching the villain’s upper class arrogance and Kate’s controlled, no-nonsense approach to life. He can switch attitudes and voices in a split second. Brick turns the talky book into an entertaining and effective full-cast comedy-drama.” Publishers Weekly (audio review)
“Golden Voice Scott Brick proves himself a superb match for bestselling suspense writer Nelson DeMille. With his trademark tones of irony, sarcasm, and self-confidence, Brick brings to life the wisecracking and independent Corey in ways that will make the listener laugh even as the tension builds. Brick’s quiet and level tones for the more even-tempered Mayfield make it seem as though there are two narrators at work…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
“This book is fast-paced and thrilling…An excellent read for a multitude of reasons. Highly recommended.” Library Journal
“[An] exciting and uncomfortably realistic thriller…The novel presents a what-if scenario that’s so plausible we have to remind ourselves that DeMille is making the whole thing up. Or is he?” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Nelson DeMille

Author Bio: Nelson DeMille

Nelson Richard DeMille, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, was born in New York City. He was a first lieutenant in the United States Army (1966–69) and saw action as an infantry platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam. His first major novel, By the Rivers of Babylon, is still in print, as are all his succeeding novels. He attended Hofstra University, where he received a degree in political science and history. He is the author of By the Rivers of Babylon, Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Charm School, The Gold Coast, The General’s Daughter, Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion’s Game, Up Country, The Gate House, Night Fall, Wild Fire, and The Lion. He also coauthored Mayday with Thomas Block and has contributed short stories, book reviews, and articles to magazines and newspapers. A member of the Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, and American Mensa, he holds honorary doctorates from Hofstra University, Long Island University, and Dowling College.

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Available Formats : Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 18.80
Audience: Adult
Language: English